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Nov 26th, 2012
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By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the backdrop of the Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services’ (NISS) revelation that they have pre-emptively foiled an alleged subversive plot (attempted coup d’état) spearheaded by opposition forces both civilian and military personnel. Th...
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Nov 25th, 2012
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Shortly after midnight on Thursday a column of tanks drove slowly down one of the main boulevards of Khartoum. Although residents of Sudan‘s capital of Khartoum awoke hours later to what seemed like another normal day, something significant had taken place during the wee hours. Amid a flurry of confl...
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Nov 13th, 2012
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Calls for change by Arab Spring-inspired reformers in Sudan will likely be ignored when thousands of government-linked Islamists begin meeting on Thursday, analysts say. The Islamic Movement, a social group at the heart of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP), is holding its first national co...
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Jul 16th, 2012
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                                                                               By Getahune Bekele On Thursday 12 July 2012,the city of Nazareth, 90 KMS east of Addis Ababa came to a standstill when Tigraye republic president Abbay Woldu(pictured) arrived to attend a sod turning ceremony as part of Ti...
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Jul 16th, 2012
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By Magdi El Gizouli A frequenter of Sudanese universities, with the exception of the ‘beautiful and impossible’ Khartoum University, cannot miss the name of Ayman al-Rubo in rough print on cheap but countless posters next to stage names like Najat Gurza, Rasha al-Samrab, Hiba Jabra, Asha Bob, and man...
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Jul 16th, 2012
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By Eric Reeves The National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime in Khartoum has had plenty of opportunities over the past year and more to learn from the experiences of other repressive regimes during the ongoing “Arab Spring.” In fact, “spring” seems an increasingly ...
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Jul 14th, 2012
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By Hisham Abass July 12, 2012 — If you have seen the great filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s film “E.T.” about an extraterrestrial character, the little lost alien, you can imagine what I am telling you next. After one month in Lahout camp we all started to look like the alien in “E.T.”. We would look at ...
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Jul 14th, 2012
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By Isaiah Abraham The Republic of South Sudan celebrated its first Anniversary this week with pops, performances and joy across the faces of the people of this republic; a clear manifestation of defiance against all odds that bedevil this nation, right from day one when a semi autonomous government w...
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Jul 14th, 2012
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By Fatah Arman Demonstrations in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan and many other cities are loosening dictator Bashir’s grip on power. The demonstrators have been flooding the streets of Khartoum since June 19, 2012, a day after the government announced the removal of subsidies for consumer goods and f...
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Jul 5th, 2012
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While the attention of the Western and Arab media has focused on the historic victory of the Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate in Egypt, street protests of a scale not witnessed for two decades continued into their second week in Khartoum and other major Sudanese cities. Anti-government pro...